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hanepoot

Line breaks: hane|poot
Pronunciation: /ˈhɑːnəˌpʊət
 
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Definition of hanepoot in English:

noun

[mass noun]
1A variety of muscat grape, Muscat d’Alexandrie, grown in South Africa.
Example sentences
  • A jar of precious moskonfyt, the dark amber syrup made from hanepoot, captures time and craftsmanship.
  • Maack confides his dream is to make a hanepoot dessert wine, releasing it only once it has gained some maturity.
  • Hanepoot grapes are used for this distinct brandy and it has a distinct sweet hanepoot nose and raisin character.
1.1A sweet wine made from the hanepoot grape, unfortified for table use, and fortified as a muscatel dessert wine.

Origin

Afrikaans, from Dutch haan 'cock' + poot 'foot'.

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